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How Do I Talk to My Husband About His Porn Use?

By Leslie Vernick | May 25, 2022 |

Morning friend, I am currently traveling for both business and a bucket list trip to Israel. Instead of stressing out trying to write answers to three questions before I left, I thought I’d try something new. In some of my private webinar teaching, I’ve done a Q & A at the end. I’ve chosen a few questions that I thought…

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My Husband Blames Me When He Blows Up

By Leslie Vernick | May 18, 2022 |

Morning friend, I am traveling for both business and a bucket list trip to Israel over the next few weeks. Instead of stressing out trying to write answers to three questions before I go, I thought I’d try something new. In some of my private webinar teaching, I’ve done a Q & A at the end. I’ve chosen a few…

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He Says I Abused Him When I Resisted His Control

By Leslie Vernick | May 11, 2022 |

Morning friend, Since we’ve been discussing whether or not Christian women should resist the oppressive control of their spouses or even church leaders and how that resistance should look, I thought this question was timely.  Question: I separated from my husband after 48 years of marriage because of his emotionally destructive and sometimes physically violent behaviors toward me. Now he…

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Is Resisting Abuse Sinful Part 2

By Leslie Vernick | May 4, 2022 |

Morning friend, In our last blog I began to address the question, “Is resisting oppression abusive or sinful?” My answer was no, however, often when a woman is in an abusive relationship and she resists her oppressor it may be labeled as mutual abuse by an untrained eye.  This week I want to continue the discussion by looking at Jesus’…

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Is Resisting Abuse Sinful?

By Leslie Vernick | April 27, 2022 |

Morning friend, We’ve had a great discussion on our blog regarding suffering and whether or not an abused wife should willingly suffer in an abusive marriage. I’m so glad that women are waking up to the error of this traditional teaching.  Here’s another question I receive often that I want to help you think through. Question: My pastor says that…

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Are You Willing To Suffer In An Abusive Relationship?

By Leslie Vernick | April 20, 2022 |

Morning friend, Thanks for being here and part of our community. We need one another. Women all over the world are being abused and mistreated and sadly many churches continue to misadvise women on how to respond. If you need more connection and community with other like-minded women, CONQUER, my educational and support group is NOW open but will close…

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My Pastor Doesn’t Get It

By Leslie Vernick | April 13, 2022 |

Morning friend, CONQUER doors are open. If you’ve been wanting to join our online education and support group for Christian women in destructive marriages click here. We only open twice a year and our doors will close next Friday. Today’s Question: My husband and I attended a Baptist church for many years. My husband has a Catholic background I have…

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3 Critical Heart Changes For Successful Reconciliation

By Leslie Vernick | April 6, 2022 |

Morning Friends, Next week (April 12) I’m doing a free workshop on “How long do you keep waiting for change, and if changes are happening, how do you know they’re real?” I will be doing two live sessions, one at 12pm ET and one at 7:30pm ET. If you know someone who might benefit from this workshop or you’d like…

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How Do I Get My Church Leaders To Get It?

By Leslie Vernick | March 30, 2022 |

Morning friend, We’re going to be opening our doors to new CONQUER members on April 12. If you know a woman who has been anxious to get in, please have her join our waitlist and attend our free workshop on April 12, “How Long Do you Keep Trying? And how do you know change is real?” Click here to register.…

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